ISBN10: 1903436087 ISBN13: 9781903436080 Contributors: Vaughan, Virginia Mason (Editor); Vaughan, Alden T. Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic Published: Sep 1 1999 Pages: 366 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 7.50" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Edition: 3rd Edition Language: English
This new edition of an established favourite situates The Tempest at the centre of changing cultural attitudes towards colonialism, power politics and patriarchal hierarchies, and demonstrates how the play both shaped and reflected those changing attitudes. Informed by the concerns of a post-colonial international community, the edition emphasises the play's world-wide cultural appropriation, and includes an extensive discussion of the play's after-life as well as an appendix of selected appropriations. The interdisciplinary editorial approach contributes a distinctively blended cultural and historical focus.